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Career Resources

Career Guidance is available to all Mira Costa students. To make an appointment, contact the College & Career Center at (310) 318-7337 x. 5253 or cschiraldi@mbusd.org

 

 

Career Technical Education:

 

CTE courses provide the necessary skills and certifications for students to gain an edge in finding jobs as immediate careers or as stepping stones for post-college endeavors.

 
Mira Costa partners with SoCal ROC (formerly SCROC) to offer a variety of CTE courses on the SoCal ROC campus in Torrance.
Course offerings: Art & Design, Engineering & Design, Finance & Business, Health Sciences, Public & Consumer Services, Prep & Testing Information.
   
Fall 2020 course schedule can be found HERE.
   
For more information contact the SoCal ROC Career Guidance Specialist:
   
       RocioPineda-Contreras at (310)224-4240 or rpcontreras@scroc.k12.ca.us

Facebook: @SoCalROC

Instagram: @socalroc_cte

Twitter: @socalroc_CTE

  

College Majors:

 

Have you ever wondered what careers you could do with a particular major? If so, visit Connecting major to colleges - HERE

  

Personality Tests:

 

Take a personality test to get a description of who you are and why you do things the way you do!

 

16 Personalities: Take the test HERE

 

El Camino College:

 

If you're a senior and would like to apply for El Camino College, please visit the Steps to Enrollment.

 

Also, please visit Naviance to see when the El Camino College representative will be speaking with Mira Costa students. 

 

For more information, please contact our El Camino Admission Representative:

 

    Susan Polnisch

    spolnisch@elcamino.edu   

    Google Voice: (424) 234-8446

 

Santa Monica College:

 

If you're a senior and would like to apply for Santa Monica College, please visit the Steps to Enrollment.

 

Also, please visit Naviance to see when the Santa Monica College representative will be speaking with Mira Costa students. 

 

For more information, please contact our Santa Monica College Admission Representative:

 

     Vivika Demel

     (310) 434-8704

     demel_vivika@smc.edu

 

El Camino Certificate Programs:

 

El Camino offers a wide variety of certificate programs. From Cosmetology to Fire Sciences, there is something for everyone. To learn more about these great programs, visit the website HERE.

 

Dual Enrollment at El Camino College:

 

If you’d like to take a course at El Camino College while enrolled in high school, please see the information below. Courses are free for high school students!

 

Dual enrollment information for students in grades 11th & 12th can be found HERE.

 

Dual enrollment information for students in grades 9th & 10th can be found HERE.

 

For more information, please contact our El Camino admission representative:

 

     Susan Polnisch

     spolnisch@elcamino.edu   

     Google Voice: (424) 234-8446

 

Internships:

 
Internships are a wonderful way for students to explore a field of interest.
The CCC sends students emails through Naviance with various internship opportunities. Other opportunities are posted on our website HERE.